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Local Studies of Juvenile Delinquency and Justice

Francis Wing-lin Lee

in Nurturing Pillars of Society: Understanding and Working with the Young Generation in Hong Kong

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028801
eISBN:
9789882207226
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028801.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In this chapter, three particular studies regarding juvenile delinquency and justice are analyzed. The first study, “Research on Social Causes of Juvenile Crime,” is the most current research that ... More


Social theory, social policy and sustainable communities

Robert Moore

in Community health and wellbeing: Action research on health inequalities

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861348180
eISBN:
9781447301936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861348180.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the issues of social policy, sustainable communities, and social theory in relation to the 1998 White Paper Better Health – Better Wales. This White Paper addressed the issues ... More


When Cases Become Causes

Lynn S. Chancer

in High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about high profiles cases in the U.S. in the 1980s and 1990s and how they became social causes. Seven cases are studied in this volume ... More


High-Profile Crimes and American Culture

Lynn S. Chancer

in High-Profile Crimes: When Legal Cases Become Social Causes

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226101125
eISBN:
9780226101132
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226101132.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the impact of high profile cases on American culture. It analyzes whether provoking assaults bode a new and important form of politics and suggests that the provoking assaults ... More


Laughing Saints and Righteous Heroes: Emotional Rhythms in Social Movement Groups

Erika Effler

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226188652
eISBN:
9780226188676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226188676.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Organizations

Why do people keep fighting for social causes in the face of consistent failure? Why do they risk their physical, emotional, and financial safety on behalf of strangers? How do these groups survive ... More


Divided Constituencies and Their Lawyers

in Lawyers of the Right: Professionalizing the Conservative Coalition

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226768335
eISBN:
9780226768366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226768366.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

This chapter shows that rifts within the American conservative coalition are present among the lawyers who serve the alliance. Lawyers for the different constituencies are divided by social ... More


cross purposes

Paul Froese

in On Purpose: How We Create the Meaning of Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780199948901
eISBN:
9780190262884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199948901.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 7 argues that human imagination fosters both harmony and disharmony, in the self and in society. Individuals as well as powerful authorities seek to create harmony. Political, religious, and ... More


Wave of Reform: The Sailor's Friend and the Drift toward a Welfare State

Leon Fink

in Sweatshops at Sea: Merchant Seamen in the World's First Globalized Industry, from 1812 to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834503
eISBN:
9781469603322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877807_fink.6
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter illustrates how the plight of the ordinary seaman commanded much attention from the British public in the mid-1870s. To be sure, evidence of the problem abounded. Since 1830, some 20 ... More


Black 1919: Riots, Racism and Resistance in Imperial Britain

Jacqueline Jenkinson

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312007
eISBN:
9781846315138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846315138
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The riots that broke out in various British port cities in 1919 were a dramatic manifestation of a wave of global unrest that affected Britain, parts of its empire, continental Europe and North ... More


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